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  • Online Multiplayer Gamesby William Sims Bainbridge

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 30.00

    This lecture introduces fundamental principles of online multiplayer games, primarily massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), suitable for students and faculty interested both in designing games and in doing research on them. The general focus is human-centered computing, which includes many human-computer interaction issues and... more...

  • Playing to Winby Thomas P. Oates; Robert Alan Brookey

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    In this era of big media franchises, sports branding has crossed platforms, so that the sport, its television broadcast, and its replication in an electronic game are packaged and promoted as part of the same fan experience. Editors Robert Alan Brookey and Thomas P. Oates trace this development back to the unexpected success of Atari's Pong in the... more...

  • Retro Gamer 4/2015by Retro Gamer-Redaktion

    Heise Medien 2015; Not Available

    Retro Gamer 4/2015 Retro Gamer feiert in der Ausgabe 4/2015 gleich zwei Jubiläen: Zum einen erschien im Frühjahr 1985, also vor 30 Jahren, der Atari ST. Der mit einer Motorola-8-MHz-CPU getaktete Heimcomputer war vielseitig einsetzbar, glänzte insbesondere als Ein- und Ausgabegerät für Musik und nicht zuletzt als Spieleplattform. Da er anfangs vor... more...

  • Sprechstile in Videospielen: Am Beispiel der deutschen Produktion Risen 2by Christian Blum

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Videospiele gibt es bereits seit den ersten Computern. Was 1946 an raumfüllenden Rechnern nur wenigen beteiligten Wissenschaftlern vorbehalten war, begeistert inzwischen viele hundert Millionen Spieler auf der ganzen Welt. Natürlich haben sich die Spiele parallel zu der Weiterentwicklung der Hardware ebenso verändert und an Komplexität stets zugenommen.... more...

  • Those Were the Days ... My Arse!by Richard Wilson

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 1.44

    Richard Wilson is like the naughty kid poking the ant's nest with a stick.'-Times Online Kids these days are all fat, lazy and thick and their parents dont know how to bring them up properly any more. Theyre glued to their phones, play too many violent computer games, communicate only in text-speak and as a result have no imagination or any proper... more...

  • Trigger Happyby Steven Poole

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95

    The Edge calls Trigger Happy a "seminal piece of work." For the first time ever, an aficionado with a knowledge of art, culture, and a real love of gaming takes a critical look at the future of our videogames, and compares their aesthetic and economic impact on society to that of film. Thirty years after the invention of the simplest of games, more... more...

  • The Ultimate Creatorby Triumph Books

    Triumph Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Minecraft is one of the most popular video games of all time, with more than 35 million participants having made the game a global craze. In The Ultimate Minecraft Creator , players at all levels can fully explore the most popular aspect of the game: building. Including detailed, colorful guides to builds of various sizes?with tips for aesthetic... more...

  • Unity iOS Essentialsby Robert Wiebe

    Packt Publishing 2011; US$ 29.99

    You will start by considering the essential differences between mobile and desktop game development. You will then get straight into creating unity projects that will run on the entire spectrum of iOS devices. This book is for people who want to plan, develop, and deploy Unity 3D games on iOS mobile platforms, including iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.... more...

  • The Unofficial Holy Bible for Minecraftersby Christopher Miko; Garrett Romines; Terry A. Smith; Wanda M. Lundy

    Sky Pony Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    An Exploration of the Old and New Testament for Young Readers Unlike Any You?ve Ever Seen Before! Since 2009, Minecraft has swept the gaming world by storm. More than one hundred million games have been sold. Parents of children who play Minecraft will love this fun, educational collection of Bible stories. With the world of Minecraft as a backdrop... more...

  • The Video Game Debateby Rachel Kowert; Thorsten Quandt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research findings in the field of digital game studies and weigh... more...